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Possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns

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Can an inference be be an implicature and also a presupposition?

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Stable words in the Indo-European language family

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Proper Ancient Greek Word for 'Solastalgy" [closed]

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Does a word exist for this specific concept in any language? [closed]

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Syntax tree software

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Child language acquisition as an explanation for American rounding of the /r/ sound

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Why is there numerics in the phonemes? [closed]

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Do other languages have correspondences like English's No-Nope and Yeah-Yep?

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Languages, accessibility, and delayed responses in speech

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Dutch: Why do some abbreviations (like "EMZ") have capital letters, while others (like "bv") don't? Is there a rule for it? [closed]

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checking whether or not my syntactic analysis is correct [closed]

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A question about cuneiform transliteration

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Are these changes in this sentece syntactically acceptable? [migrated]

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COCA corpus: Is it possible to display a list search result as parts of speech?

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The nature of “sign name”

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Name for ongoing syntactic dependencies after a word

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Is there a difference between /tʲ/ (palatalized t) and /kʲ/ (palatalized k)? [closed]

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Teeth and dental clicks

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Using 'is' after non-denoting phrases

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How to look up a sign language sign in a dictionary

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African languages containing "the clicks"

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Ethymology of Kalb/Canis

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syntactic analysis under Split INFL Hypothesis

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